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Elon Musk claims that Apple has “threatened” to remove Twitter from the App Store

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Nothing is going well between Elon Musk and Apple. Billionair Confirms that the Apple brand “threatened to remove Twitter from its App Store”. The conflict appears all-encompassing and experts are increasingly concerned that the social network’s new moderation rules will conflict with Apple’s guidelines.

In a tweet posted on Monday, November 28, he said: Elon Musk So he accuses Apple of wanting to remove Twitter from the App Store without providing any explanation. call him Forbesthe tech giant Apple did not want to respond.

Twitter’s content moderation policies have eased significantly since Elon Musk took over the platform last month. Wanting to make Twitter a haven for “freedom of expression”, the billionaire promised a “pardon” to allow almost all banned accounts back on the platform, which also includes accounts suspended for hate speech.

After claiming that Apple had slashed ad spending on Twitter, Elon Musk posted several derogatory tweets against the tech giant, even going so far as to ask, “Do they hate freedom of speech in America?”

Elon Musk also criticized Apple’s 30% share of in-app purchases for apps that make at least $1 million annually on the App Store. The billionaire posted a photo suggesting he was willing to “go to war” against Apple rather than continue paying that 30% interest.

Apple has a long list of guidelines that apps listed in the App Store must follow. At the top of this list is a disclaimer against “objectionable content,” which states that “apps must not contain content that is offensive, inappropriate, shocking, intended to provoke, in very bad taste, or simply inappropriate.” Elon Musk said earlier this month that Twitter will allow “freedom of speech, but not freedom of broadcasting,” saying hate speech will be allowed, but Twitter will demonetize and not promote tweets containing hate speech or hateful comments. Concerns about the future of Twitter have prompted many leading companies to cut ad spending, including Ford, Pfizer and United Airlines. In the past, Apple has taken action against social media companies for their lax content moderation policies. For example, the tech giant notably suspended the far-right Parler platform after the storming of the Capitol on January 6, 2021. Parler returned to the App Store in May 2021, after strengthening its moderation measures.

Owned by Elon Musk chirp Friday, November 25, it said it would develop a “phone replacement” if Twitter was banned from the App Store and Google Play Store (for Android devices).

according to Dan IvesAnd the Analyst at WedbushMusk’s New Battle Against Apple Isn’t What Investors Expected. It would likely deal another blow to Tesla stock, which has fallen nearly 50% in the past year.

Translated article from the American magazine Forbes – Author: Nicholas Rayman

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